Assistant Professor of Economics, Tenure-Track

Date Posted
September 16, 2022
Job Description

The Economics Department at the College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective Fall 2023. Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. completed (or completion anticipated) in Economics, Business Economics, or a related field.

The research and/or teaching experience must be related to Industrial Organization, Business Economics, or an applied field that centers the study of firms or industries. We especially welcome applications from candidates who embrace interdisciplinarity and methodological pluralism in their scholarship or teaching. In addition to offering elective courses related to their expertise, the successful candidate will make regular contributions to introductory and intermediate departmental courses, the College’s First-Year Seminar, and will advise undergraduate thesis projects. Including credit given for thesis supervision, TT faculty teach the equivalent of 5.5 courses per year.

The Economics Department has 8 tenured or tenure-track faculty and graduates approximately 45 majors annually in Economics and Business Economics. Several of our course offerings also advance degrees or certifications in Global & International Studies, Environmental Studies, Statistical & Data Sciences, Urban Studies, the Entrepreneurship Pathway, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. For more information please see

The College of Wooster is committed to excellence in undergraduate education. We enroll a racially, socioeconomically, and culturally diverse student population of approximately 2,000 undergraduate students, of which 6% identify as Latinx; 9%, as Black/African American; 4%, as Asian; 4%, as multiracial; and 61%, as white. 15% of our students hold international visas, 25% are Pell-eligible and 11% are first-generation college students. We are interested in hiring faculty who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy of the community through culturally relevant pedagogy, curricular diversity, and a commitment to ensuring equitable outcomes for racially and ethnically minoritized and marginalized student groups.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, evidence of strong teaching (teaching philosophy or student evaluations), a research statement, job market paper, 3 letters of reference, and a statement on DEI describing your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing these efforts as College of Wooster faculty. Applications received through the JOE portal by 11/28/22 will receive full consideration. Please email questions to  Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a criminal background check and verification of the legal right to work as required by federal law. For information on our nondiscrimination policy visit:

Application Requirements: 

  • Teaching Statement
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV

Application deadline: 01/31/2023

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